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Author Everett, Yayoi Uno, author

Title Reconfiguring myth and narrative in contemporary opera : Osvaldo Golijov, Kaija Saariaho, John Adams, and Tan Dun / Yayoi Uno Everett
Published Bloomington ; Indianapolis : Indiana University Press, 2015
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Series Musical meaning and interpretation
Musical meaning and interpretation.
Contents Toward a multimodal discourse on opera -- Osvaldo Golijov's Ainadamar : a myth of "wounded" freedom -- Kaija Saariaho's Adriana Mater : a narrative of trauma and ambivalence -- John Adams's Doctor Atomic (2005-2006) : a Faustian parable for the modern age? -- The anti-hero in Tan Dun's The first emperor -- Epilogue : opera as myth in the global age
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references ( pages 219-227) and index
Subject Adams, John, 1947- Doctor Atomic.
Golijov, Osvaldo, 1960- Ainadamar.
Saariaho, Kaija. Adriana Mater.
Tan, Dun, 1957- First emperor.
Operas -- 21st century -- Analysis, appreciation.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0253017998
9780253017994 (cloth : alkaline paper)